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Re: Future of XSL-FO at W3C??


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Ian Tindale wrote:
> Okay, how about a compromise. Write a CSS style sheet. A fake sheet. Then 
> using XSLT, 'harvest' the CSS logic and make it so.

This has been discussed on the XSL list. It's somewhat tricky
to harvest
  div.sect > p { margin-top:0pt ...

you'll probably have to generate an XSLT style sheet which matches
on p[ancestor::div[class='sect']], and I'm sure it gets messy soon.

Many DAU programs use forms and wizards for specifying the presentational
properties anyway, I don't see how it matters whether you use CSS syntax
or XML in this case.

J.Pietschmann


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